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Planetary Defense is the scientific field of study dedicated to the detection and mitigation of a potential threat posed to Earth by a Near Earth Object (NEO), whether an asteroid

Planetary Defense is the scientific field of study dedicated to the detection and mitigation of a potential threat posed to Earth by a Near Earth Object (NEO), whether an asteroid or a comet. It is a fairly recent scientific field of study. The first Planetary Defense offices were created in the United States in 2017 and at the European Space Agency (ESA) in 2019.

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    • Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2019
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    • Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-149)
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    • Field of study: Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology

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